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Undergraduate Admissions

 

This area provides admissions information for:

 

Application Deadlines

 

Application Forms

  • Application for study abroad, career, 4-year, and non-credit internship programs at FUA
  • Application for the FUA-SNHU Bachelor's Degree programs

Enrollment Guidelines and Admissions Requirements

 

To enroll in academic programs related to any of these periods, please consult their corresponding link within the below sections where you will be guided to more information along with the application forms.

 

Application Deadlines

 

FALL
August Intersession: June 15
Fall Semester: June 15
Session I: June 15
Session II: July 15
Session III: August 15
Session IV: September 15

SPRING
January Intersession: November 15
Spring Semester: November 15
Session I: November 15
Session II: December 15
Session III: January 15
Session IV: February 15
 

SUMMER
Summer Semester, I, V, A, C: April 8
Summer II, VI, D: April 30
Summer III, VII, B, E: May 20
Summer IV, VIII, F: June 10
              

 

 

 Application Forms

The FUA application form for admissions has grouped the following programs of study:

  • Study Abroad: Semesters, Quarters/Short Sessions (Fall, Spring, Summer, Highlight Programs).
  • Career Programs: Fulfillment of levels based on the Quarter Sessions. Includes special highlight career programs on a short-term basis. 
  • 4-Year Undergraduate Programs: Three choices of 4-Year Curricula and their relative majors
  • Non-Credit Internships: Minimum 3-week experience that combines Italian language and professional internships.

Download: 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 Undergraduate Application Form

2018-19 form valid for Fall 18, Spring 19, and Summer 19.

2019-20 form valid for Fall 19, Spring 20, and Summer 20.

 

For FUA-SNHU Bachelor's Degree programs please download the separate Application Form.

 

Enrollment Guidelines and Admissions Requirements

 

STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS

 

1. Application Deadlines per session.

 

2. Applicants are expected to meet the following criteria:
For US/Canadian students a required minimum GPA of 2.75, English Fluency, High School Diploma or equivalent.
Please note that Internship and SPEL placement courses have additional interview requirements.

 

3. Please send Program Application (signed and completed), official transcript, CV, or statement of prior experience (if applying for intermediate or advanced levels only), and USF Conduct Waiver (if requesting a USF School of Record Transcript) using one of the following methods:

 

Email:  admissions@fua.it

Fax: (+39) 055 2476234

 

Mail: 
Florence University of the Arts
ATTN: Admissions Office
Corso Tintori, 21
50122 Firenze ITALY

 

ASSOCIATE'S DEGREES / CERTIFICATE CAREER PROGRAMS

 

1. Application Deadlines

 
2. Requirements: Application form and fees, High School diploma, English fluency. For A.A. programs, the English language level is as stated below for the bachelor's degree programs.
 
3. Students applying for entrance to non-beginning program levels or the Master-level programs must consult program-specific requirements.

Please note:  U.S. Veterans, please inquire for information on 2-year Apicius programs that are eligible for tuition benefits.

 

4. Please send Program Application (signed and completed), official transcript, CV, or statement of prior experience (if applying for intermediate or advanced levels only, see above), and USF Conduct Waiver (if requesting a USF School of Record Transcript) using one of the following methods:

 

Email: admissions@fua.it
Fax: (+39) 055 2476234

 

Mail:
Florence University of the Arts
ATTN: Admissions Office
Corso Tintori, 21
50122 Firenze ITALY

 

UNDERGRADUATE 4-YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMS

 

1. Application Deadlines

 
2. Requirements: 

  • Application form and fee: students must submit a completed and signed application form along with the application fee.
  • Official transcripts: For all bachelor’s degrees, students are required to submit a complete certified/official high school transcript and diploma completed (a certified English translation is required along with course descriptions and syllabi for faculty evaluation). If the student is transferring from another higher education institution a copy of their certified/official transcript and diploma if obtained will be required.
  • GPA Requirements: For US and Canadian students wishing to complete their Undergraduate Program with FUA, as a transfer student, they must meet a minimum required cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Language proficiency: 6.5 IELTS or 71 TOEFL IBT. Students who score 6.0 IELTS or 61-71 TOEFL IBT will be required to take LACWRS070 (Research and Academic Skills) and LACWWR101 (Fundamentals of Writing).
  • Each qualified applicant will be interviewed by an Admissions officer of FUA or their nominee in person, by telephone, or other communication means. The main purpose of the interview is to select motivated applicants with the ability to benefit from a solid commitment to FUA’s program. FUA actively encourages applications from students of all ages, gender, ethnic, and/or social background, and from students with disabilities.
  • Letters of Recommendation: At least one letter of recommendation must accompany the application. They must be addressed to FUA Admissions Office and sent electronically directly by the reviewer. Letters submitted by the student are not acceptable. The contents of the letter should address the student's academic ability, potential and what he/she will gain from studying at FUA and in Florence.
  • Personal Statements: Applicants must include a personal statement. This letter should help us learn more about the applicant and his/her qualities beyond test scores, grades, and work history.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae: Applicants can elect to send a Resume/Curriculum Vitae along with their application. This document should reflect the applicant's work and research history.
    Direct admission to the bachelor’s degree programs is granted upon completion of select Associate’s Degrees / Certificate Career Programs, see specific bachelor’s degree program details for further information.

3. Please send the aforementioned documentation and Program Application (signed and completed) with an official transcript, CV, or statement of prior experience (if applying for intermediate or advanced levels only), and USF Conduct Waiver (if requesting a USF School of Record Transcript) using one of the following methods:

 

Email:  admissions@fua.it

Fax: (+39) 055 2476234

 

Mail: 
Florence University of the Arts
ATTN: Admissions Office
Corso Tintori, 21
50122 Firenze ITALY

 

FUA-SNHU 3+1 BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMS

 

1. Application Deadlines

 

2. Requirements

  • GPA Requirement: For US/Canadian students a required minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Language Requirements: Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate an English Language proficiency of 6.5 IELTS or 71 TOEFL IBT. Students who score 6.0 IELTS or 61-71 TOEFL IBT will be required to take ENG 070 and ENG 101 course equivalents in Florence.
  • Official Transcripts: we require a copy of official transcripts for all high school and college level studies. We require official records, transcripts, for all programs of study whether or not the program was completed. All official records must be submitted directly from the institution unless the institution does not offer this service. Please note: Students seeking to transfer from a higher education institution should submit their official transcripts of all courses taken together with their application. Some courses maybe transfer eligible and applied towards the 3+1 curriculum. Please note: FUA requires an overall minimum grade point average of 3.00, with no more than one grade lower than C- in core courses.
  • Letters of Recommendation: applicants should submit at least one letter of recommendation with their application, addressed to FUA Admissions Office, in a sealed envelope. The contents of the letter should address the student’s academic ability, potential and what he/she will gain from studying at FUA.
  • Personal Statements: Applicants must include a personal statement with their application. This letter should help us learn about you, the applicant, and your qualities beyond your test scores, grades and work history.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae: We require all applicants to send a Resume/Curriculum Vitae along with their application. This document should reflect the applicant’s work and research history.

3. Please send the aforementioned documentation and Program Application (signed and completed) using one of the following methods:

Email: admissions@fua.it 

Fax: (+39) 055 2476234
 
Mail:
Florence University of the Arts
ATTN: Admissions Office
Corso Tintori, 21
50122 Firenze ITALY

 

 

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